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Self Referral

Most referrals to other specialists will require you seeing or speaking with a GP. However, there are a number of local services, listed below, that you are able to make self referrals to.

Children and Young People’s Service – Newcastle and Gateshead, Benton House

The Children and Young People’s Service provides a single service to all children and young people aged 0-18 years living in Newcastle and Gateshead who present with mental health difficulties. This includes children and young people who may be living in difficult and challenging circumstances.
0191 246 6913 or 0800 652 2864

Smokefree Gateshead

Did you know? after the age of 35, stopping smoking gains you 4 to 6 hours of healthy life for every day you don't smoke 80% of smokers who stop report feeling happier than when they were smoking within one day of stopping smoking, levels of the toxic gas carbon monoxide reduce to the levels found in non-smokers within four weeks of stopping smoking your skin complexion will improve the average smoker will save £70 a week when they stop
0191 433 3058

Gateshead Sexual Health

We provide free and confidential sexual health services.
0191 283 1577

Gateshead Talking Therapies

Having operated for 10 years in Gateshead, this is a well-established service which offers confidential support. From group sessions to personalised therapy, Talking Therapies Gateshead is the primary mental health provision. You must be registered to a Gateshead GP in order to refer to the service
0191 283 2541

Mental Health Matters

You don’t need a formal diagnosis to attend a drop-in session with Pathways. If you are aged 18 or over and struggle with your mental health in any way, Pathways can signpost you to other services, help you manage your benefits, and provide a wide range of support regarding your mental health. Drop-in sessions take place on Monday between 10am-2pm (no appointment necessary).
0191 490 0579

Gateshead Clubhouse

Gateshead Clubhouse aims to provide a service where people with mental health needs can access a range of facilities within a supportive and safe environment. This is where recovery and self-growth can be encouraged through the sharing of skills and abilities of all our members, with further encouragement and help from other associates. Our members can get involved in the day to day running of the Clubhouse and participate in a wide range of courses and activities.
0191 440 9033

Our Gateshead – Creative Support

Welcome to Creative Support Creative Support is a not for profit provider of personalised services - supporting people to enjoy their lives and reach their full potential. Our services focus on promoting recovery, wellbeing and greater independence. We enable people to make progress in these areas by recognising and building on their strengths, coping abilities, social networks and natural support systems.
0191 478 4224

Drug & Alcohol Services

Gateshead Recovery Partnership- (Change Grow Live )- Our mission is to help people change the direction of their lives, grow as a person and live life to its full potential. We can help with challenges including drugs, alcohol, housing, health and wellbeing.
0191 594 7821

Citizens Advice Gateshead

For more than six decades we have helped thousands of people to move forward at times of upheaval and uncertainty. Although, over time, some of the challenges people face are changing, we continue to provide valuable, free and impartial advice and information that you can trust.
0300 3309 035

Tyneside Integrated Musculoskeletal Services

A new ‘single point of access’ service for thousands of patients with muscle and joint (musculoskeletal - MSK) problems is to be launched across Newcastle and Gateshead (Monday 1st October 2018) TIMS – Tyneside Integrated Musculoskeletal Services – offers self-care and fast access to information, resources and expert opinion about a variety of back, neck, joint or general muscle conditions.

NUPAS (national unplanned pregnancy advisory service)

We offer abortion treatments and free pregnancy testing, sexually transmitted infection screening and a fully comprehensive contraceptive service.
0333 004 6666

Marie Stopes UK

You don’t need a GP referral to access NHS funded abortion care. We've been helping people with their reproductive health options for over 40 years. We provide NHS-funded and self-funded abortion and vasectomy care through our network of local clinics all over England. You can give us a call whenever you need us. Our advice line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
0345 300 8090

Find a psychological therapies service in England

You can refer yourself directly to a psychological therapies service (IAPT) without seeing your GP. These services offer therapies, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), for common problems including: stress, anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and phobias

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

The Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP) identifies those at diabetes high risk and refers them onto a behaviour change programme.